Marine and Environmental Sciences Centre


Marine and Environmental Sciences Centre

Mission statement

MARE constitutes a large Centre for research, technological development and innovation. The objective of MARE is to seek excellence in the study of aquatic ecosystems and disseminate knowledge to support policies for sustainable development.

Thematic Lines

  • Biogeography, Biodiversity, and Evolution
  • Environmental Assessment and Ecological Risk *
  • Ecology, Behaviour, and Conservation
  • Hydraulics, Water Resources, Sedimentary Geology, and Environment
  • Ocean Dynamics and Processes
  • Living and non Living Resources
  • Global Environmental Change
  • Ecological Processes
  • Policy and Governance *

* coordinated by MARE-NOVA

More info


Henrique Cabral / Helena Costa (at FCT-UNL)


168 Integrated Members (16 at FCT/UNL), 99 PhD Students (10 at FCT/UNL)

Partner Institutions

FCT/UNL, Universidade de Lisboa, Universidade de Coimbra, Universidade de Évora, Universidade dos Açores, ISPA



Postal address
Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia
Universidade Nova de Lisboa
Marine and Environmental Sciences Centre
Campus da Caparica
2829-516 Caparica


Telephone:+351 217 500 148

Fax: +351 217 500 009